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closed 3/17/2016 via Company Press Release

Aloysius Butler & Clark, acquired Davis Advertising Inc.

synopsis: ab+c Creative Intelligence, one of the region’s largest full-service marketing communications firms, announced the acquisition of Davis Advertising Inc., one of the first agencies in the country to specialize in recruitment marketing and is a leader in the industry.
buyer: Aloysius Butler & Clark
Aloysius Butler & Clark is a 36-year old communications agency providing strategic planning, marketing research, branding, creative, media planning, public relations, interactive/digital for business-to-business and consumer marketing. "
target: Davis Advertising Inc.
Davis Advertising Inc. delivers expert digital and print recruitment communications and marketing services to organizations big and small. They make it possible for job seekers to find jobs and for urgent and hard-to-fill jobs to find qualified candidates.
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closed 3/3/2020 via BusinessWire

M3 USA Corporation, acquired NAS Recruitment Communications

synopsis: M3 USA, a leader in healthcare digital solutions for hospitals, health systems, and physicians, has acquired NAS Recruitment Innovation, a leader in recruitment advertising, marketing, and digital services. NAS' proprietary technology platform, ACTIVATE, enhances candidate engagement, maximizes SEO, and offers robust analytics for clients.
buyer parent: M3, Inc.
buyer: M3 USA Corporation
M3 USA, named to represent Medicine, Media, and Metamorphosis, was founded with the goal of changing the world of medicine through full use of the power of the Internet. M3 provides the life science industry with highly targeted interactive marketing, education, content, and research solutions. "
target parent: Stone-Goff Partners
target: NAS Recruitment Communications
NAS Recruitment Innovation is an integrated agency providing a comprehensive portfolio of creative services, media buying, and technology solutions. NAS empowers clients to attract and engage quality talent with a strategic blend of targeted technology, traditional media, and expertise.
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closed 4/10/2019 via Company Press Release

erecruit, acquired Innovantage

synopsis: Erecruit, a global provider of enterprise software for staffing firms, has acquired Innovantage, the UK’s leading provider of real-time labour market intelligence. Innovantage tracks millions of live online job postings each month that are advertised across major job boards, as well as thousands of company websites,
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: erecruit
Erecruit is the leading innovator in enterprise staffing software, VMS and onboarding solutions for large staffing firms and employers. Erecruit uses modern technologies to provide a highly scalable and configurable solution that allows firms to put their clients at the heart of their businesses. "
target: Innovantage
Innovantage is the UK’s leading provider of real-time labour market intelligence. By tracking millions of live online job postings each month advertised across the UK’s major job boards and company websites, their software provides the most comprehensive analysis of recruitment demand in the UK.
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closed 3/2/2016 via BNC Analysis

Symphony Technology Group, acquired Innovantage

synopsis: Cardiff-based CorePlace Capital, together with long-term investor Finance Wales, has sold its stake in Innovantage to private equity firm Symphony Technology Group. Innovantage captures job postings from more than 150 job boards and 500,000 employer websites to provide recruiters with a picture of hiring trends across the employment market.
buyer: Symphony Technology Group
Symphony Technology Group (STG) is a private equity firm with the strategic vision and capital to transform high-potential companies into definitive market leaders. STG sets companies on a path for success by providing a stable foundation and deep market intelligence. "
target parent: CorePlace Capital
target: Innovantage
Innovantage is the UK’s leading provider of real-time labour market intelligence. By tracking millions of live online job postings each month advertised across the UK’s major job boards and company websites, their software provides the most comprehensive analysis of recruitment demand in the UK.
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closed 7/16/2013 via Market Wire

Findly, acquired Bernard Hodes Group

synopsis: Findly, the social recruiting market leader and a Symphony Technology Group company, announced that it has acquired Bernard Hodes Group, the talent communications company, from parent agency Omnicom. Bernard Hodes Group offers a full array of innovative strategies and solutions to help companies find, keep, and engage the best possible talent.
buyer: Findly
Findly is the creator and technology leader for On-Demand Talent. They help companies instantly hire the right person at the push of a button through a revolutionary automated talent platform that acquires, manages, screens, and engages only warm candidates. "
target parent: Omnicom Group Inc.
target: Bernard Hodes Group
Headquartered in New York, Bernard Hodes Group offers advertising, employment branding, award-wining creative, strategic media planning and buying, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and other specialty communications services to thousands of clients.
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closed 1/11/2012 via BNC Analysis

Stone-Goff Partners, acquired NAS Recruitment Communications

synopsis: Stone-Goff Partners completed its third acquisition, buying marketing services provider NAS Recruitment Communications from Interpublic Group of Cos., a marketing communications and services business. NAS Recruitment Communications is the recognized leader in human resources communications and employment branding.
buyer: Stone-Goff Partners
Stone-Goff Partners is a New York-based private equity investment firm that acquires and builds companies in the lower middle market. Target investments are companies with EBITDA of $2 million to $20 million in the following industries: Consumer, Service, Leisure, Media, Information and Retail. "
target parent: Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
target: NAS Recruitment Communications
NAS Recruitment Communications is the recognized leader in human resources communications and employment branding. NAS delivers best-of-class solutions for online and offline candidate engagement, and offers specialized expertise in career websites, campus recruiting, and more.
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closed 4/23/2018 via BusinessWire

Gemspring Capital, acquired TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications

synopsis: VSS, a private investment firm has sold TMP Worldwide, a global leader in talent acquisition technologies that leverages software, strategy and creative to build talent and enhance their clients’ employer brands. The business was acquired by Gemspring Capital.
buyer: Gemspring Capital
Gemspring Capital is a private equity firm specializing in lower middle market companies. They provide flexible capital and partner with talented management teams to propel companies to grow and realize their full potential. "
target parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
target: TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications
TMP Worldwide is a global leader in talent acquisition technologies, committed to finding new ways to leverage software, strategy and creative to build talent and enhance clients' employer brands – across every connection point.
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cancelled 4/17/2003 via BusinessWire

Kroll Inc., cancelled an acquisition of Accufacts Pre-employment Screening

synopsis: Kroll Inc. (Nasdaq: KROL), the global risk consulting company, announced today that Kroll Background America, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary, has entered into an agreement to acquire Accufacts Pre-Employment Screening, Inc. (OTCBB: APES) for approximately $3.2 million in cash.
buyer parent: Marsh & McLennan Cos. Inc.
buyer: Kroll Inc.
Kroll is the world’s foremost independent risk consulting company. For more than 30 years, Kroll has helped companies, government agencies and individuals reduce their exposure to risk and capitalize on business opportunities. "
target: Accufacts Pre-employment Screening
Accufacts performs various types of pre-employment background screenings and provides other human resources-related information to its clients.
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closed 5/6/2008 via BusinessWire

synopsis: Ogopogo Media Inc. announced that it has acquired the rights to the Internet domain name Jobs.ca from Domed Technologies, Inc. of Montreal for $600,000 USD.
buyer: Ogopogo Media, Inc.
Ogopogo Media is a new generation Internet media company that concentrates on acquiring and developing geographically targeted destination and category specific Internet properties. Additional web development projects include BC.org, Kelowna.com, Vernon.com, Nanaimo.com, Kamloops.com and many more. "
target: Jobs.ca
Jobs.ca is the core property of a planned job network, which will include JobSearch.ca and Resumes.ca that will cover all the needs of both job seekers and employers.
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closed 2/8/2012 via Yahoo, Inc.

SMBG Eduniversal S.A., acquired Alinea

synopsis: SMBG Eduniversal, a specialist in rating higher education programs, has announced the acquisition of Alinea.Net. Alinea.Net provides headhunters a database of contacts.
buyer: SMBG Eduniversal S.A.
SMBG-EDUNIVERSAL is a counselling and International Rating Agency specialised in the Higher Education Sector. Since 2002, SMBG-EDUNIVERSAL has been publishing a ranking of the Best Masters and MBAs in France. "
target: Alinea
Alinea.net allows recruitment agencies to access a database of professionals. Since 1997, headhunters have utilize Alinea.net for contacts.
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closed 7/25/2018 via Company Press Release

Ziff Davis B2B, acquired Revenu8 Inc

synopsis: Ziff Davis, a j2 Global Company, has completed the acquisition of Revenu8, an innovative media company, bringing news, views, and research-based, unbiased content to the MarTech, HRTech & IT space with its 3 flagship properties: MarTech Advisor, HR Technologist, and ReadITQuik respectively. Revenu8 joins Ziff Davis B2B, the B2B unit at Ziff Davis.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Ziff Davis B2B
Ziff Davis B2B is a leading provider of marketing and technology services for B2B media and lead generation in verticals across industries and geographies. Ziff Davis B2B is part of j2 Global’s Ziff Davis digital media division comprised of highly acclaimed websites. "
target: Revenu8 Inc
Revenu8 has established itself as an innovative media company, bringing news, views, and research-based, unbiased content to the MarTech, HRTech and IT space with its 3 flagship properties: MarTech Advisor, HR Technologist, and ReadITQuik respectively.
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closed 8/31/2006 via BusinessWire

Veronis Suhler Stevenson, acquired TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications

synopsis: Monster Worldwide, Inc., the parent company of Monster, announced the sale of its TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications business in North America to Veronis Suhler Stevenson, a media-focused private equity and mezzanine capital fund management company. The sale includes all of the Company's Advertising & Communications business.
buyer: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
Veronis Suhler Stevenson is a private equity and mezzanine capital fund management company dedicated to investing in the media, communications, information and education industries in North America and Europe. "
target parent: Monster Worldwide, Inc.
target: TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications
TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications is North America's largest independent recruitment advertising agency and the only recruitment advertising agency recognized among the top 20 U.S. Interactive agencies.
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closed 9/3/2013 via BusinessWire

Mercer, LLC, acquired Global Remuneration Solutions

synopsis: Mercer announced that it has acquired Global Remuneration Solutions Ltd. (GRS), a leading compensation and benefits survey data and rewards information provider headquartered in South Africa. GRS conducts compensation and benefits surveys in 36 countries across sub-Saharan Africa.
buyer parent: Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
buyer: Mercer, LLC
Mercer is a global leader in human resource consulting, outsourcing and investment services. Mercer works with clients to solve their most complex benefit and human capital issues by designing, implementing and administering health, retirement and other benefit programs. "
target: Global Remuneration Solutions
Global Remuneration Solutions is a compensation survey house and rewards consulting firm. Headquartered in South Africa, GRS conducts compensation and benefit surveys across 36 sub-Saharan African countries and provides a wide range of compensation consulting and mobility consulting and products.
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closed 4/2/2020 via BusinessWire

MJH Life Sciences, acquired Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute, LP

synopsis: MJH Life Sciences™ has announced it has acquired the Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute (PBMI) from Pharmaceutical Strategies Group (PSG). PBMI is the nation’s leading provider of research and education that informs, advises, and influences the industry on drug cost management.
buyer: MJH Life Sciences
MJH Life Sciences™ is the largest privately held, independent, full-service medical media company in North America dedicated to delivering trusted health care news across multiple channels, providing health care professionals with the information and resources they need to optimize patient outcomes."
target parent: Pharmaceutical Strategies Group, LLC
target: Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute, LP
The Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute (PBMI) is the nation’s leading provider of research and education that informs, advises, and influences the industry on drug cost management. Their insights enable evidence-based decision making in a complex and evolving pharmaceuticals marketplace.
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closed 10/5/2016 via Company Press Release

Park Group plc, acquired Fisher Moy International Limited

synopsis: Park Group plc announced the acquisition of corporate employee and customer engagement specialists, Fisher Moy International Ltd. ("FMI"). FMI specialises in the creation of events, targeted incentive and reward schemes, and helps businesses to communicate more closely with their customers and employees.
buyer: Park Group plc (AIM:PKG:$369.85)
Park Group plc is one of the UK’s leading multi-retailer voucher and prepaid gift card business, focused on the corporate gift and Christmas savings markets and sales are generated through the internet, their direct sales force and agents. "
target: Fisher Moy International Limited
Fisher Moy International is a specialist Incentives and Events agency. From impactful events such as conferences and travel trips to targeted employee incentives and rewards, their team of creative thinkers generate great ideas that drive better results.
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announced 7/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Beyond Commerce, Inc., will acquire E.G. Insight

synopsis: Beyond Commerce, Inc., a provider of B2B internet marketing analytics, technologies, and services, will acquire all of the equity of E.G. Insight, Inc., a St. Paul, Minnesota based customer and provider of employee data analytics. Beyond Commerce will incorporate E.G. Insights offerings with its solutions to cross-sell to customers.
buyer: Beyond Commerce, Inc. (OTCPK:BYOC:$5.83)
Beyond Commerce is focused on the acquisition of big data companies in global B2B internet marketing analytics, technologies, and services. The company develops and deploys disruptive strategic software technology that builds on organic growth potential and exploits cross-selling opportunities. "
target: E.G. Insight
E.G. Insight helps organizations gather actionable feedback through employee data analytics, guiding leaders to confident business decisions that drive success. E.G. Insight's offerings include The Customer Review process, Employee Surveys, Market Studies, Talk2 Employee Interviews, and more.
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closed 6/19/2019 via Company Press Release

Deloitte LLP, acquired Stitch Communications

synopsis: Deloitte, a company that provides industry-leading audit, consulting, tax and advisory services to many of the world's most admired brands, has acquired Stitch Communications, an internal communications agency specializing in creating pay and reward communications that help employers to better engage their staff.
buyer: Deloitte LLP
Deloitte provides industry-leading audit, consulting, tax and advisory services to many of the world's most admired brands, including more than 85 percent of the Fortune 500 and more than 6,000 private and middle market companies. "
target: Stitch Communications
Stitch Communications is an internal communications agency, specializing in creating pay and reward communications that help employers to better engage their staff. They are based in the UK.
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closed 8/15/2006 via PR Newswire

Kenexa Corporation, acquired Gantz Wiley Research

synopsis: Kenexa, a leading provider of talent acquisition and retention solutions, has acquired Minneapolis-based Gantz Wiley Research. Founded in 1986, Gantz Wiley Research has been a pioneer in the survey research industry and was the first to publish work on how employee and customer opinions are linked to business metrics.
buyer: Kenexa Corporation (KNXA:$282.94)
Kenexa Corporation provides outsourcing, employee research and software to help organizations more effectively recruit and retain a productive workforce. "
target: Gantz Wiley Research
Since 1986, Gantz Wiley Research has worked with organizations worldwide to help them drive performance through strategic stakeholder research. We are pioneers in linking employee and customer survey data with business results.
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closed 2/27/2018 via BusinessWire

OneDigital Health & Benefits, acquired The Survey Group

synopsis: OneDigital Health and Benefits, the nation’s largest company focused exclusively on employee benefits, has acquired The Survey Group (TSG), an industry leader for compensation and benefits data, human resources information, and consulting services.
buyer: OneDigital Health & Benefits
OneDigital is the nation’s largest company focused exclusively on employee benefits. OneDigital offers employers a sophisticated combination of strategic advisory services, analytics, compliance support, human resource capital management tools and comprehensive insurance offerings. "
target: The Survey Group
The Survey Group is a source for compensation and benefits data, human resources information, and consulting services. The group’s mission is to provide reliable and high-quality compensation, benefits and human resources information to members and clients.
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closed 7/22/2020 via Company Press Release

Perceptyx, Inc., purchased Employee Insights Business from The Kantar Group

synopsis: Perceptyx, the leading employee survey and people analytics platform helping companies see the way forward, announced the acquisition of the Employee Insight business of Kantar, one of the largest data, insights, and consulting companies.
buyer: Perceptyx, Inc.
Perceptyx is the leading employee survey and people analytics platform helping companies see the way forward. Perceptyx has redefined the employee survey and people analytics industry, delivering enterprise-level employee surveys and people analytics to more than 30% of the Fortune 100 today. "
seller parent: Bain Capital
seller: The Kantar Group
The acquisition includes the Employee Insight business of Kantar. Kantar is home to some of the world's leading research, data and insights brands. They offer market research into the way people live, shop, vote, watch and tweet – in over a hundred countries worldwide.
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closed 3/17/2016 via Company Press Release

Aloysius Butler & Clark, acquired Davis Advertising Inc.

synopsis: ab+c Creative Intelligence, one of the region’s largest full-service marketing communications firms, announced the acquisition of Davis Advertising Inc., one of the first agencies in the country to specialize in recruitment marketing and is a leader in the industry.
buyer: Aloysius Butler & Clark
Aloysius Butler & Clark is a 36-year old communications agency providing strategic planning, marketing research, branding, creative, media planning, public relations, interactive/digital for business-to-business and consumer marketing. "
target: Davis Advertising Inc.
Davis Advertising Inc. delivers expert digital and print recruitment communications and marketing services to organizations big and small. They make it possible for job seekers to find jobs and for urgent and hard-to-fill jobs to find qualified candidates.
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closed 1/16/2019 via Company Press Release

Aloysius Butler & Clark, acquired Caspari McCormick

synopsis: Aloysius Butler & Clark, a full-service marketing communications agency, announced the acquisition of the agency Caspari McCormick. Caspari McCormick is a Marketing and Advertising agency that builds brands through television, radio, print and billboard advertising.
buyer: Aloysius Butler & Clark
AB&C is a 47-year-old full-service marketing communications agency. Established in business-to-business and consumer marketing, the agency brings creative intelligence to local, regional, national and international accounts in a variety of industries. "
target: Caspari McCormick
Caspari McCormick is a Marketing and Advertising agency. They build brands from scratch, building positioning, naming products, creating brand works, designing websites and rolling out advertising. They also do television, radio, print and billboard advertising.
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closed 3/17/2016 via Company Press Release

Aloysius Butler & Clark, acquired Davis Advertising Inc.

synopsis: ab+c Creative Intelligence, one of the region’s largest full-service marketing communications firms, announced the acquisition of Davis Advertising Inc., one of the first agencies in the country to specialize in recruitment marketing and is a leader in the industry.
buyer: Aloysius Butler & Clark
Aloysius Butler & Clark is a 36-year old communications agency providing strategic planning, marketing research, branding, creative, media planning, public relations, interactive/digital for business-to-business and consumer marketing. "
target: Davis Advertising Inc.
Davis Advertising Inc. delivers expert digital and print recruitment communications and marketing services to organizations big and small. They make it possible for job seekers to find jobs and for urgent and hard-to-fill jobs to find qualified candidates.
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closed 12/5/2007 via BusinessWire

Aloysius Butler & Clark, acquired Codrian, Inc.

synopsis: Aloysius Butler & Clark has acquired Codrian, Inc., a digital and web interactive software company. AB&C president and CEO John Hawkins said the acquisition is a key part of AB&C’s digital capabilities expansion.
buyer: Aloysius Butler & Clark
Aloysius Butler & Clark is a 36-year old communications agency providing strategic planning, marketing research, branding, creative, media planning, public relations, interactive/digital for business-to-business and consumer marketing. "
target: Codrian, Inc.
Codrian has designed, developed and deployed solutions with components that included e-commerce storefronts, content-management websites, search engine optimization and website analytics, customer relationship management systems and business process automation for the last decade.
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closed 3/17/2016 via Company Press Release

Aloysius Butler & Clark, acquired Davis Advertising Inc.

synopsis: ab+c Creative Intelligence, one of the region’s largest full-service marketing communications firms, announced the acquisition of Davis Advertising Inc., one of the first agencies in the country to specialize in recruitment marketing and is a leader in the industry.
buyer: Aloysius Butler & Clark
Aloysius Butler & Clark is a 36-year old communications agency providing strategic planning, marketing research, branding, creative, media planning, public relations, interactive/digital for business-to-business and consumer marketing. "
target: Davis Advertising Inc.
Davis Advertising Inc. delivers expert digital and print recruitment communications and marketing services to organizations big and small. They make it possible for job seekers to find jobs and for urgent and hard-to-fill jobs to find qualified candidates.
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closed 12/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Brunner Inc., acquired Brunner Inc.

synopsis: Full service independent marketing agency, Brunner Inc. is being sold to an expanded ownership group comprised of the firm’s current leadership. The company will be led by Scott Morgan, President; and Rick Gardinier, Chief Digital Officer.
buyer: Brunner Inc.
The company will be led by Scott Morgan, president; and Rick Gardinier, chief digital officer, along with other top management team members in a partnership role — Ken Johns, client experience officer; Erin Stoner, chief financial officer; and Dan Gbur, performance marketing officer. "
target: Brunner Inc.
Brunner is a full service independent marketing agency. They specialize in strategy, media, data science & analytics, marketing automation & CRM, and more.
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closed 12/8/2021 via BNC Analysis

Finn Partners, acquired 360 Intelligent Communications

synopsis: Global marketing and communications firm FINN Partners has acquired 360, the Dublin PR and communications consultancy led by Dan Pender. Their clients span technology, food and beverage, financial services, manufacturing, and health sectors.
buyer: Finn Partners
Finn Partners has become one of the fastest growing independent public relations agencies in the world. The full-service marketing and communications company's record setting pace is a result of organic growth and integrating new companies and new people into the FINN world. "
target: 360 Intelligent Communications
360 is a Dublin PR and communications consultancy led by Dan Pender. 360 was established by Pender in 2011 and has a team of 17 people. Clients span technology, food and beverage, financial services, manufacturing, and health sectors.
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closed 10/20/2021 via BNC Analysis

MISSION Group, acquired Soul

synopsis: The MISSION Group, a collective of creative and MarTech agencies based in the UK, has acquired Soul, a leading customer engagement agency in the UK. Soul creates marketing campaigns that enable brands to have a heart to heart with their customers and understand their decision-making processes and motivators.
buyer: MISSION Group (AIM:TMMG:$183.53)
MISSION is a technology-embraced marketing communications and advertising group delivering digital, brand, marketing, advertising and full service communications. MISSION employs more than 1,000 people across the UK, Asia and the US, and works with some of the world’s leading brands. "
target: Soul
Soul is a leading customer engagement agency in the UK. Soul works with psychologists to help businesses better understand human nature. They create marketing campaigns that enable brands to have a heart to heart with their customers and understand their decision-making processes and motivators.
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announced 9/8/2021 via BusinessWire

Accenture, will acquire King James Group

synopsis: Accenture, a global professional services company, has entered into an agreement to acquire South Africa-based King James Group, a highly awarded creative agency with deep expertise in brand strategy, creativity and digital marketing services.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$53,736.36)
Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud, and security. Accenture offers Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology, and Operations services powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. "
target: King James Group
King James Group is an independent South African agency, made up of seven specialist companies and divisions that work in tandem. They span advertising, branding, PR, digital marketing and more.
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closed 7/7/2021 via PR Newswire

MomentumABM Ltd, acquired Itsma

synopsis: UK-based Momentum, the world's leading B2B growth consultancy, has acquired research, advisory, and training firm ITSMA to offer an unmatched depth of expertise in accelerating growth and the adoption of account-based strategies. The combination of both firms will enable clients to address their most strategic go-to-market challenges.
buyer parent: Rockpool Investments LLP
buyer: MomentumABM Ltd
Based in the UK, Momentum is the world's leading B2B growth consultancy and the pioneers of account-based marketing (ABM). Momentum enables global businesses to strengthen and grow their most valuable relationships: driving growth, enhancing relevance, and powering strategic momentum. "
target: Itsma
ITSMA is a leader in defining, building, and inspiring B2B marketing excellence. ITSMA provides its member community with insight, advice, and hands-on help to strengthen reputation, increase revenue, and deepen customer relationships.
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closed 6/9/2021 via PR Web

Mainspire merged with The Enablement Group,

synopsis: The Enablement Group (TEG), a sales enablement content agency and consultancy, and Mainspire Marketing, a global full-service marketing agency, have merged operations under the name “The Enablement Group” to better serve the needs of corporate sales, marketing, and HR teams.
buyer: The Enablement Group
The Enablement Group (TEG) is a marketing and sales enablement content agency that delivers experiences fostering greater engagement and message retention, ultimately driving revenue and performance improvement. "
target: Mainspire
Mainspire is a full-service global consulting and marketing agency focused on the most innovative technologies driving the future. Mainspire develops and implements solid business marketing strategies that help companies grow and improve the world.
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closed 5/12/2021 via BNC Analysis

Clarity PR, acquired 3WhiteHats

synopsis: Clarity PR, a fast-growing, international communications agency, has acquired 3WhiteHats, a search and digital marketing agency, focused on helping companies get the most out of their websites and their online presence. 3WhiteHats provide management, consultancy and training in SEO, PPC, Web Analytics, online PR and digital strategy.
buyer: Clarity PR
Clarity PR is a fast-growing, international communications agency with offices in New York, London, San Francisco and Los Angeles with partners and staff in most major European markets. They specialize in Public Relations, Media Relations, Communication, Social Media, and Content Creation. "
target: 3WhiteHats
3WhiteHats is a search and digital marketing agency, focused on helping companies get the most out of their websites and their online presence. 3WhiteHats provide management, consultancy and training in SEO, PPC, Web Analytics, online PR and digital strategy.
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closed 3/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Beattie Communications Group Ltd., acquired Beattie Communications Group Ltd.

synopsis: Beattie Communications' CEO, Laurna Woods, has acquired the company in a management buyout. Beattie is the UK’s No 1 integrated communications agency, competing with digital, social, creative, advertising and PR shops. They provide inspired communications and marketing services to some of the world's largest companies.
buyer: Beattie Communications Group Ltd.
Beattie is the UK’s No 1 integrated communications agency, competing with digital, social, creative, advertising and PR shops. They de-stress the lives of clients by demystifying communications to make it simple, deciphering strategy to make it transformational and debunking delivery to boost ROI. "
target: Beattie Communications Group Ltd.
Beattie is the UK’s No 1 integrated communications agency, competing with digital, social, creative, advertising and PR shops. They de-stress the lives of clients by demystifying communications to make it simple, deciphering strategy to make it transformational and debunking delivery to boost ROI.
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closed 3/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

Frank PR, acquired Frank PR

synopsis: Frank, a creative agency that helps brands lead, drive and own conversations, has completed a management buyout from Enero Group, taking back 100% ownership of the UK PR firm. The deal sees Frank co-founder and chairman Graham Goodkind and MD Alex Grier acquire the remaining 75% held by Enero.
buyer: Frank PR
The management buyout was led by Frank co-founder and chairman Graham Goodkind and MD Alex Grier. "
target parent: Enero Group Limited
target: Frank PR
Frank is a creative agency that helps brands lead, drive and own conversations. They specialize in consumer PR, social media and online PR, events, experiential, content marketing, brand communication, and more.
price ($mm)
$1.16*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/25/2021 via GlobeNewswire

AMF Media Group, will acquire Connext Services

synopsis: AMF Media Group, an award-winning, full-service marketing agency, will acquire Connext, a full spectrum of marketing and communications professionals with consulting expertise in strategic marketing, executive/employee communications, demand generation, social media, content marketing, public relations and more.
buyer: AMF Media Group
AMF Media Group is a full-service agency that delivers a comprehensive and clear approach on brand strategy and marketing, public relations, crisis communications, internal communications, multimedia production, web design and development, event planning and management. "
target: Connext Services
Connext provides a full spectrum of marketing and communications professionals with consulting expertise in strategic marketing, executive/employee communications, demand generation, social media, content marketing, public relations and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Moacon Ventures GmbH, acquired Devexgo GmbH

synopsis: Moacon Ventures GmbH, a German investment company, has acquired DEVEXGO GmbH, a German marketing company. With the acquisition, DEVEXGO will begin offering its customers an all-round carefree package in order to reach different target groups from the B2B and B2C environment with different media.
buyer: Moacon Ventures GmbH
Moacon Ventures GmbH is a German investment company comprised of online and offline start-ups from the consumer and marketing sectors. Moacon supports its portfolio companies at every point in their journey, from the idea to long-term market success. "
target: Devexgo GmbH
DEVEXGO is a German marketing company that specializes in cooperation marketing. DEVEXGO offers high-quality couponing in parcel or media supplements, Point-of-Sale and special postal advertising formats, and individual display campaigns on all known platforms.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 11/25/2020 via Company Press Release

Republix, acquired tag agency

synopsis: Republix, a Canadian company that connects businesses to marketing agencies, has acquired tag, a boutique agency in Canada that serves B2C, B2B, and franchise businesses. tag specializes in a variety of disciplines, including creative, digital, social and public relations. They offer services for brand strategy, campaign development, and more.
buyer: Republix
Republix is a Canadian company that connects businesses to marketing agencies. Republix provides their portfolio companies (Citizens) with the support and operational guidance they need to grow. Their Citizens include Arcane, Erational Marketing, Integrity, Linked Intoleads, and Media Mechanics. "
target: tag agency
tag is a full-service boutique agency in Canada that serves B2C, B2B, and franchise businesses. tag specializes in a variety of disciplines, including creative, digital, social and public relations. They offer services for brand strategy, campaign development, communications planning, and more.
price ($mm)
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announced 11/16/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Genius Brands International, Inc, will acquire ChizComm Ltd

synopsis: Genius Brands International, Inc., a global brand management company that creates and licenses multimedia entertainment content for children, is to acquire ChizComm Ltd., a leading North American marketing and media agency, as well as ChizComm Beacon Media, its best-in-class media research, planning and buying division.
buyer: Genius Brands International, Inc (GNUS:$6.59)
Genius Brands International, Inc. is a leading global kids media company developing, producing, marketing and licensing branded children’s entertainment properties and consumer products for media and retail distribution. "
target: ChizComm Ltd
ChizComm is Canada's full-service marketing and communications agency, specializing in the strategy and execution of public relations, digital marketing, social media, and creative services. They cultivate long-lasting, impactful connections between consumers and brands across a range of industries.
price ($mm)
$13
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

ADLPerformance, acquired Pschhh

synopsis: ADLPerformance has acquired a company in the communication and marketing sector: Pschhh, a strategic planning and creation agency. Pschhh's aim is to create strong relationships between brands and consumers through brand content that generates added value for the end customer.
buyer: ADLPerformance (PA:ALP.AS:$163.53)
For more than 48 years, ADLPerformance has supported large account clients on their marketing issues. Supported by more than 500 employees, their group is a major player in cross-channel marketing in Europe. They are also present in France, Spain and Portugal. "
target: Pschhh
Based in France, Pschhh is an independent and bubbly communications consulting agency. The agency's aim is to create strong relationships between brands and consumers through brand content that generates added value for the end customer.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 9/8/2020 via BusinessWire

Sard Verbinnen & Co., acquired Oakhill Communications

synopsis: Sard Verbinnen & Co, a leading global strategic communications consultancy, has acquired the UK based communications and public affairs firm, Oakhill Communications. Oakhill provides public affairs and crisis communications advice to FTSE 100 companies, high net worth individuals, leading UK non-profits and trade groups.
buyer: Sard Verbinnen & Co.
Sard Verbinnen & Co. is an independent strategic communications firm focused on supporting companies through complex, high stakes situations affecting reputation and value, including transactions, proxy contests, IPOs, litigation and crises. "
target: Oakhill Communications
Oakhill Communications is an independent public affairs and strategic communications consultancy. Oakhill’s partners and consultants bring a wealth of experience across all aspects of strategic and crisis communications and public affairs.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 9/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

MESH, LLC, acquired Converge Marketing LLC

synopsis: Baton Rouge agency Mesh continues to expand its footprint in the southern part of the US. The firm is acquiring New Orleans-based agency Converge Marketing and bringing on the firm’s founder, Matt Preuett as Agency Director, New Orleans. Converge Marketing provides expert marketing campaign strategy, project management, and more.
buyer: MESH, LLC
MESH exists to create connections and loyalty to brands. They are an independent, award-winning creative and strategic agency with over 15 years of success. They work with clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to startups, who are willing to invest in their brand. "
target: Converge Marketing LLC
New Orleans-based agency Converge Marketing was founded by Matt Preuett in 2016. Converge Marketing of Louisiana provides expert marketing campaign strategy, project management, content creation and reputation building services for growing and established businesses.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 8/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

New School, LLC merged with Ignite Advertising, LLC,

synopsis: New School, a marketing and advertising agency in Muskegon, merged with IGNITE, a branding and marketing company also located in Muskegon, MI. New School is a one-stop marketing shop for small to medium sized businesses that provides traditional and digital marketing services.
buyer: Ignite Advertising, LLC
IGNITE is an ad agency that works with businesses of all sizes, at their pace. They don't push large marketing budgets. IGNITE comes up with creative and compelling marketing materials to over time to help businesses grow. IGNITE is based in Muskegon, MI. "
target: New School, LLC
New School is a one-stop marketing shop for small to medium sized businesses of any kind in the Muskegon, MI area looking to grow industry presence and increase sales. Services include: marketing (traditional and digital), web design, video production, graphic design, print design, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

WPP AUNZ Limited, acquired Meerkats

synopsis: WPP AUNZ, the leading creative transformation agency in Australia, New Zealand and Asia, has acquired Western Australian-based digital and creative business solutions company Meerkats. Meerkats specializes in branding, planning, marketing and creativity.
buyer parent: WPP Group, plc
buyer: WPP AUNZ Limited (ASX:SGN:$605.03)
WPP AUNZ is the leading creative transformation agency in Australia, New Zealand and Asia, comprising nearly 5,000 people working across 60+ companies, in over 120 offices across the region. "
target: Meerkats
Meerkats is a creative agency based in Perth, Australia that specializes in branding, planning, marketing and creativity.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 7/9/2020 via Company Press Release

Seven Letter, acquired O’Neill and Associates

synopsis: O’Neill and Associates, New England’s leading public affairs and communications firm, is to combine with Seven Letter, a full-service strategic communications firm with specialties in crisis communications, creative content development, brand and reputation management, public affairs and digital strategy.
buyer: Seven Letter
Seven Letter is a full-service strategic communications firm with specialties in crisis communications, creative content development, brand and reputation management, public affairs and digital strategy. "
target: O’Neill and Associates
O’Neill and Associates is New England’s leading public affairs and communications firm that has served as the agency of choice for private and public sector companies and organizations across the United States.
price ($mm)
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